Obsolescence Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Leads: , OSD DMSMS Lead, Defense Standardization Program Office
, DMSMS GEM Program Manager, DLA Land & Maritime

Proactive planning, process implementation, part monitoring, data analysis, and resolution implementation are all necessary to mitigate the impacts of DMSMS and obsolescence in efforts to reduce negative impacts on schedule, costs, and readiness. This track will discuss best practices and lessons learned in these areas. Presentations are sought from individuals who are DMSMS subject matter experts knowledgeable in planning and execution of proactive DMSMS management throughout the lifecycle.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to the following:

  • DMSMS Policy
  • DMSMS Management Planning
  • DMSMS Program Implementation
  • Parts Research, Monitoring, and Surveillance
  • Designing for Supportability
  • Software Obsolescence Considerations
  • DMSMS Program Infrastructure
  • Impact Assessments and Data Intelligence
  • DMSMS Data Sharing and Commonality
  • Resolution Determination and Implementation
  • Developing workforce DMSMS competencies
  • DMSMS and Engineering Technical Reviews
  • DMSMS and Logistics Assessments
  • Contract Language for DMSMS Support
  • DMSMS Programming and Budgeting
  • Incentives for Government and Industry
  • Collaborations between Government and Industry
  • DMSMS Metrics

*Note - As with all of the technical session abstracts, if it appears that a topic is instructional in nature and would benefit from more time to develop the subject, that topic may be selected for a training session either during the Monday training sessions or in a training track in the mid-week technical sessions and be given an hour to present it.